Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Clarets Withdraw From Reserve League

Clarets Withdraw From Reserve League

Burnley Football Club have withdrawn themselves from the reserves Pontins League, with immediate effect.

The size of the Clarets' squads is cited as the main reason, with the club acting on professional advice.

The reserve sides last season were largely made up of apprentices, and the changes made will ease their workload considerably.

The club has made the decision in order to protect many of the young players, after their heavier than normal workload last season. The resignation from the league has been accepted.

Many of the players were competing in youth and reserve games in the same week. The club will be looking to play friendly reserve matches as and when necessary.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Thursday July 6 2006
Time: 1:00PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Vital View - Premier League - 18th November 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 18th November.

Instant Reactions - Burnley v Swansea (18/11/17)

Following yesterday's clash between Burnley and Swansea City, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Burnley v Swansea City

All the stats from Burnley (2) vs (0) Swansea City, Turf Moor, 18/11/17 Att: 18,895

Burnley v Swansea - Follow On Twitter - 18-11-17

Burnley are at Turf Moor with Swansea the visitors today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Burnley
Write For Vital Burnley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Pope2%
Lowton0%
Tarkowski0%
Mee10%
Ward0%
Berg Gudmundsson5%
Defour10%
Cork42%
Brady0%
Hendrick0%
Barnes31%
Sub - Vokes0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Grimsby Claret11
2.cornwallclaret9
3.Irishclaret2
4.Portsrewart claret2
5.Mike Mada1
Vital Football Comment